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Upgrade from 12.2.0.1 to 18c fails with error - ORA-02303: cannot drop or replace a type with type or table dependents (Doc ID 2554586.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 23, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 18.3.0.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Upgrading the database from 12.2.0.1 to 18c .Following error is encountered-

11:40:39 SQL> -- contains dbms_output (odci procedures dependent on this)
11:40:39 SQL> @@dbmsotpt
11:40:39 SQL> rem
11:40:39 SQL> rem $Header: rdbms/admin/dbmsotpt.sql /main/29 2014/02/20 12:45:51 surman Exp $
11:40:39 SQL> rem
11:40:39 SQL> Rem Copyright (c) 1991, 2013, Oracle and/or its affiliates.
11:40:39 SQL> Rem All rights reserved.
11:40:39 SQL> Rem    NAME
11:40:39 SQL> Rem     dbmsotpt.sql - used by sql*dba 'set serveroutput on' cmd
11:40:39 SQL> Rem    DESCRIPTION
11:40:39 SQL> Rem    NOTES
11:40:39 SQL> Rem     SQL*DBA and SQL*PLUS depend on this package.
11:40:39 SQL> Rem    RETURNS

 

11:40:39 SQL>
11:40:39 SQL> Rem This script must be run as user SYS.
11:40:39 SQL>
11:40:39 SQL> -- create varray type of varchar2(32767)
11:40:39 SQL> CREATE OR REPLACE TYPE dbmsoutput_linesarray IS
11:40:39   2      VARRAY(2147483647) OF VARCHAR2(32767);
11:40:39   3  /
CREATE OR REPLACE TYPE dbmsoutput_linesarray IS
*
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-02303: cannot drop or replace a type with type or table dependents

Cause

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